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For further reading on envisionment building research

Envisioning Literature

Envisioning Literature: Literary Understanding & Literature Instruction

Judith A. Langer

Teachers College Press (1995)

  • Improving Literary Understanding Through Classroom Conversation (Booklet) (Text Only)
    J. Langer & E. Close

  • Effective Literature Instruction Develops Thinking Skills (Brief)

  • Literacy Acquisition through Literature (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • Thinking and Doing Literature: An 8-Year Study (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • A Response-Based Approach to Reading Literature (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • Critical Thinking and English Language Arts Instruction (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • Discussion as Exploration: Literature and the Horizon of Possibilities (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • Approaches Toward Meaning in Low- and High-Rated Readers (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • How did We Get Here?: Seventh Graders Sharing Literature (Online Report)
    E. Close

  • Supporting the Process of Literary Understanding: An Analysis of a Classroom Discussion (Online Report)
    J. Roberts & J. Langer

  • Literary Understanding and Literature Instruction (Online Report)
    J. Langer

  • The Process of Understanding Literature (Online Report)
    J. Langer

All CELA-published materials may be downloaded (using the links above) or ordered from CELA by printing out the order form and mailing it to CELA with payment. (Price information available on the first page of each report).

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